The table below looks at the statistics for Linux skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Linux over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Linux
Rank 32 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing Linux 71 84 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.63% 7.62% 7.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.69% 28.47% 23.01%
Number of salaries quoted 36 70 76
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £33,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
Linux
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
266 295 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.09% 26.75% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 186 243 305
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £59,700 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region.

Linux Salary Trend in Essex

Linux
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Linux across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Linux Salary Histogram in Essex

Linux
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Linux within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southend-on-Sea - 16 - -
Brentwood -6 12 £82,500 +29.41% 1
Chelmsford -17 9 £42,500 -
Colchester -2 7 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Saffron Walden 0 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Harlow -5 1 - -
Linux
East of England

Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux.

1 124 (77.99%) Windows
2 66 (41.51%) Oracle
3 65 (40.88%) SQL
4 49 (30.82%) UNIX
5 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
6 42 (26.42%) Finance
7 38 (23.90%) VMware
8 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (22.01%) IIS
10 34 (21.38%) JBoss
11 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
12 29 (18.24%) Middleware
13 28 (17.61%) IBM
13 28 (17.61%) .NET
13 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
14 27 (16.98%) C
15 25 (15.72%) Subversion
16 24 (15.09%) SAN
17 23 (14.47%) Citrix
17 23 (14.47%) Perl
17 23 (14.47%) ITIL
17 23 (14.47%) Degree
18 21 (13.21%) Java
19 20 (12.58%) C++
19 20 (12.58%) NetApp
19 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
20 19 (11.95%) Logistics
20 19 (11.95%) iSeries
20 19 (11.95%) Software Delivery
21 18 (11.32%) MKS

Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (22.01%) IIS
2 34 (21.38%) JBoss
3 14 (8.81%) GlassFish
4 13 (8.18%) Apache
5 11 (6.92%) MS Exchange
6 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.40%) WebLogic
7 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.40%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.89%) Node.js
9 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.26%) WordPress
11 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) MS Office
1 13 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.26%) Mingle
3 2 (1.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (10.69%) AWD
2 1 (0.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.03%) Office 365
3 7 (4.40%) IBM SmartCloud
3 7 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.89%) Google App Engine
5 3 (1.89%) Firebase
5 3 (1.89%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.09%) SAN
2 18 (11.32%) DNS
3 13 (8.18%) VoIP
4 10 (6.29%) Firewall
5 8 (5.03%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.40%) LAN
6 7 (4.40%) DHCP
6 7 (4.40%) NAS
6 7 (4.40%) BIG-IP
7 5 (3.14%) Ethernet
7 5 (3.14%) SNMP
8 4 (2.52%) WAN
8 4 (2.52%) Wireless
8 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.89%) Intranet
10 2 (1.26%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 2 (1.26%) PBX
10 2 (1.26%) WLAN
10 2 (1.26%) VLAN
10 2 (1.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.06%) Big Data
3 9 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.66%) MS Access
4 8 (5.03%) MySQL
5 5 (3.14%) Firebird
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.26%) SQLite
6 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.26%) Neo4j
6 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.63%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Subversion
2 18 (11.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.40%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.89%) Grunt
5 3 (1.89%) Bower
6 2 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.26%) NUnit
6 2 (1.26%) JUnit
6 2 (1.26%) MSTest
6 2 (1.26%) Mockito
6 2 (1.26%) jMock
6 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (26.42%) Finance
2 15 (9.43%) Automotive
3 5 (3.14%) Banking
3 5 (3.14%) Legal
3 5 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 4 (2.52%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Military
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (13.84%) Developer
2 21 (13.21%) Software Engineer
3 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (5.66%) Project Manager
4 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (5.03%) Analyst
5 8 (5.03%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.40%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 7 (4.40%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.77%) Graduate
7 6 (3.77%) Storage Specialist
7 6 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (3.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (2.52%) Design Engineer
9 4 (2.52%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (2.52%) Architect
9 4 (2.52%) Capacity Analyst
9 4 (2.52%) Software Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.24%) Middleware
2 28 (17.61%) .NET
3 11 (6.92%) Web Services
3 11 (6.92%) Flash
4 9 (5.66%) HTML
5 7 (4.40%) CSS
5 7 (4.40%) SOAP
5 7 (4.40%) XML
6 5 (3.14%) Ext JS
7 4 (2.52%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (1.89%) Spring
8 3 (1.89%) JPA
8 3 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (1.89%) OpenCL
8 3 (1.89%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.89%) Apache Cordova
9 2 (1.26%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (1.26%) Sass
9 2 (1.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.95%) iSeries
2 13 (8.18%) AS400
3 8 (5.03%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.77%) IVR
5 5 (3.14%) Device Driver
5 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.89%) CUDA
8 2 (1.26%) Life Science
8 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.26%) Physics
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Replication
9 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 124 (77.99%) Windows
2 49 (30.82%) UNIX
3 17 (10.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (10.06%) Data ONTAP
5 12 (7.55%) AIX
6 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (5.66%) Solaris
7 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (4.40%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.14%) SUSE
10 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.52%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.52%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (2.52%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.52%) Android
12 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.89%) HPUX
12 3 (1.89%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
2 23 (14.47%) ITIL
3 19 (11.95%) Logistics
3 19 (11.95%) Software Delivery
4 17 (10.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (10.69%) System Testing
5 14 (8.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
7 12 (7.55%) Project Management
7 12 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.29%) Capacity Management
9 7 (4.40%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.40%) Network Management
9 7 (4.40%) DevOps
9 7 (4.40%) Change Control
9 7 (4.40%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.40%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.77%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.77%) Migration
10 6 (3.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.88%) SQL
2 27 (16.98%) C
3 23 (14.47%) Perl
4 21 (13.21%) Java
5 20 (12.58%) C++
6 15 (9.43%) Python
7 12 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.92%) C#
8 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
9 10 (6.29%) Embedded C
10 9 (5.66%) Bash Shell
11 8 (5.03%) Shell Script
12 7 (4.40%) PHP
12 7 (4.40%) Korn
13 5 (3.14%) RPG
14 4 (2.52%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
16 2 (1.26%) COBOL
16 2 (1.26%) XAML
16 2 (1.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 23 (14.47%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.03%) MCSE
4 6 (3.77%) MCSA
4 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.26%) MOS
5 2 (1.26%) MCTS
5 2 (1.26%) MCSD
5 2 (1.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) MCP
6 1 (0.63%) HNC
6 1 (0.63%) HND
6 1 (0.63%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.63%) CCNP
6 1 (0.63%) CCNA
6 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (12.58%) Active Directory
3 14 (8.81%) VMware ESX
4 11 (6.92%) Hyper-V
5 10 (6.29%) vSphere
6 8 (5.03%) Firmware
7 7 (4.40%) vCloud
8 5 (3.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.52%) XenApp
10 3 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 16 (10.06%) Tivoli
1 16 (10.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 7 (4.40%) Puppet
2 7 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.40%) Ansible
3 5 (3.14%) Nagios
3 5 (3.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.52%) SCOM
5 2 (1.26%) OpenView
5 2 (1.26%) WSUS
5 2 (1.26%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 66 (41.51%) Oracle
2 38 (23.90%) VMware
3 31 (19.50%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.61%) IBM
5 23 (14.47%) Citrix
6 20 (12.58%) NetApp
7 18 (11.32%) MKS
8 16 (10.06%) BMC
9 10 (6.29%) Cisco
10 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
11 7 (4.40%) F5
11 7 (4.40%) SaltStack
12 4 (2.52%) Trapeze
12 4 (2.52%) HP
13 3 (1.89%) Intel
13 3 (1.89%) Sophos
13 3 (1.89%) Google
13 3 (1.89%) WatchGuard
14 2 (1.26%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.26%) NetIQ
Essex
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
Canvey Island, Essex
Talent Spa
Salary: £38k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Talent Spa
Salary: up to £23k
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Proteus Europe
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Close to borders of Cambridgeshire Essex...
Questor Resourcing
Salary: Competitive salary according to experience
Posted: 7 days ago